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Jury Duty (1995)

PG-13 | | Comedy | 12 April 1995 (USA)
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When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does ... See full summary »

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John Fortenberry

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Barbara Williams (story), Samantha Adams (story) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pauly Shore ... Tommy Collins
Tia Carrere ... Monica
Stanley Tucci ... Frank
Brian Doyle-Murray ... Harry
Abe Vigoda ... Judge Powell
Charles Napier ... Jed
Richard Edson ... Skeets
Richard Riehle ... Principal Beasely
Alex Datcher ... Sarah
Richard T. Jones ... Nathan
Sharon Barr ... Libby Starling
Jack McGee ... Murphy
Nick Bakay ... Richard Hertz
Ernie Lee Banks ... Ray
Shelley Winters ... Mom
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Storyline

When jobless Tommy Collins discovers that sequestered jurors earn free room and board as well as $5-a-day, he gets himself assigned to a jury in a murder trial. Once there, he does everything he can to prolong the trial and deliberations and make the sequestration more comfortable for himself. Written by Steve Derby <sderby@sdeco.com>

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Taglines:

For truth. For justice. For five bucks a day.

Genres:

Comedy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for crude sex-related humor | See all certifications »

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Chaos! Schwiegersohn Junior im Gerichtssaal See more »

Filming Locations:

Los Angeles, California, USA

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$17,014,653
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Stereo | Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

Four of the cast members appeared in at least one Seinfeld episode. They are: Brian Doyle-Murray; Sharron Barr; Nick Bakay; and Siobhan Fallon Hogan. See more »

Goofs

The cars passing by the bus don't match up between shots of the bus driver and Tommy on the intercom. See more »

Quotes

Judge Powell: [Tommy approaches the judge] What in God's name are you doing here?
Tommy Collins: Your honor. I don't think it's fair that you guys get to have your own little powwow over here, while we can't listen. We have to hear, too, for information.
Judge Powell: You're a juror. Get back in that box!
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Pauly Being Pauly.
17 October 2003 | by phillafellaSee all my reviews

JURY DUTY is exactly what you would expect from Pauly Shore: obnoxious, silly and ridiculous. Here, Shore plays a jobless boy who decides he can get himself a free hotel room by posing as a juror for a murder trial. Usually, I give movies what they deserve, but since Shore never made a good movie, I have to give him credit. I mean, here is another guy whose movies were successful at the box office, but had little or nothing to show for it. If you are a fan of Pauly, I doubt you will be disappointed. Others beware, for JURY DUTY will be a real trial to sit through.

1 out of 5


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